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E-Learn 2006--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

October 2006

Editors

Thomas Reeves; Shirley Yamashita

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Number of papers: 539

  1. Online Solutions to Mathematical Problems: Combining Video, Audio and Stills on the Web

    Elahe Aminifar, Richard Caladine, Anne Porter & Mark Nelson, University of Wollongong, Australia

    Abstract: The problems associated with presenting mathematical formulae on the World Wide Web restrict the development of learning resources for students. In this paper we describe our experiences ... More

    pp. 2-8

  2. Podcasting and Japanese University Students

    Yayoi Anzai, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan

    Podcasting is a new trend in self-expression using internet-based mass media. The word 'Podcasting' was coined combining the words, iPod and broadcasting. Now individuals can deliver his/her audio ... More

    pp. 9-13

  3. Constructing Computer Models to Provide Accurate Visualizations and Authentic Online Laboratory Experiences in an Introductory Biochemistry Course

    Diana Bajzek, James Burnette & Gordon Rule, Carnegie Mellon University, United States

    The goal of science courses is to aid the students in understanding the underlying physical laws that are responsible for observed phenomena. Meeting this goal is especially challenging in biology... More

    pp. 14-19

  4. An Online Learning-Environment with Embedded 3D Visualization and Animation of Electronic Circuits.

    Joachim Becker & Yiannos Manoli, IMTEK, University of Freiburg, Germany

    This work introduces an online learning-environment for electronic circuits. The framework particularly includes the implementation of an innovative display-methodology for three-dimensional (3D)... More

    pp. 20-27

  5. Creating Streaming Lectures

    Scott Beckstrand, Community College of Southern Nevada, United States

    Alternative delivery methods for traditional on-campus classes have increased significantly over the last few years. Traditional Distance Education deliveries using video tapes and broadcast... More

    pp. 28-31

  6. Advanced Technologies for analysis and classification of learning objects (LO) in e-learning environments

    Orlando De Pietro & Maurizio De Rose, Department of Economics and Statistics - University of Calabria, Italy

    In the present work, the study focuses on the analysis of the production-distribution process of the contents inside an e-learning platform and more particularly on the classification operations of... More

    pp. 32-39

  7. Exploring the Development Phase of Training

    Rita Dobbs & W. Clayton Allen, The University of Texas at Tyler, United States

    Many courseware developers use the Instructional System Design (ISD) model or the analysis, design, develop, implement, and evaluate (ADDIE) model for the creation of training programs; however,... More

    pp. 40-44

  8. Motivation Assessment Instrument for Virtual Reality Scheduling Simulator

    Mary Green & Tulio Sulbaran, The University of Southern Mississippi, United States

    Abstract: Educators in construction engineering and management currently tend to rely on 2D drawings, Critical Path Method, PERT Diagrams and Gantt charts to help student understand the scheduling ... More

    pp. 45-50

  9. PREVIEW: Of Using Distributed Virtual Reality in Construction Scheduling Education

    Mary Green & Tulio Sulbaran, The University of Southern Mississippi, United States

    Hardware and Software needed to implement Distributed Virtual Reality (DVR) environments as a teaching tool in the universities has developed to the point where it is possible to provide students... More

    pp. 51-56

  10. Medical Education: an enhanced BlackBoard Course

    Barbara Heywood, MD, Melissa Diers & Leo Thomas Heywood, MD, University of Nebraska Medical Center, United States

    The University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Medicine is a leader among the U.S. medical schools with graduates who choose primary care medicine. The student is required to select a... More

    pp. 57-59

  11. e-Net Moral: An e-Learning System that Links School and Home for Teaching Internet Morality

    Tatsuya Horita, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan; Jun Takahashi, Faculty of Human Development, University of TOYAMA, Japan; Hitoshi Nakayama, Higashi-Goi Elementary School, Takaoka, Japan; Kazumi Yoshino, Tagonoura Elementary School, Fuji, Japan; Takumi Sogawa, Hiroshima Kyohan Co., Ltd., Japan; Jun-ichi Yamanishi, Faculty of Human Development, University of TOYAMA, Japan

    An e-learning system that links school and home for teaching Internet morality was developed. This system has the three phases of (1) Check, (2) Learn, and (3) Action. In (1) Check, children use a ... More

    pp. 60-67

  12. Integrating Human Performance Technology into the Master’s Program in Instructional Technology

    Manisha Javeri, California State University, Los Angeles, United States

    This paper describes the collaborative design, development, and implementation of a Human Performance Technology (HPT) course within the Instructional design and technology (IDT) curriculum. The... More

    pp. 68-72

  13. On Development of a Courseware of Statistics and Synchronized Web-based Statistical Analysis System

    Koji Kanefuji, Yoshinori Kawasaki & Seisho Sato, Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan; Takahiro Sumiya, Hiroshima University, Japan; Yoshimichi Ochi, Oita University, Japan

    In this paper, we present a courseware of time series analysis in statistics and a Web-based statistical analysis system. The courseware can cooperate with the developed Web-based statistical... More

    pp. 73-76

  14. One Encyclopedia Per Child (OEPC) in Simple English

    Ian Kennedy, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

    Production of One Encyclopedia Per Child mainly in Simple English is advocated. The solution advocated is a small corpus in Simple English, suitable for ultimate downloading to the One Laptop Per... More

    pp. 77-82

  15. Augmented Learning Environment using Mixed Reality Technology

    Tomotsugu Kondo, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan

    This paper describes an augmented learning environment using mixed reality technology. Mixed reality is similar to virtual reality technology that combines interactive three-dimensional computer... More

    pp. 83-87

  16. 'Learning activity' as the basic structural element for the design of web-based content: A case study

    Maria Kordaki, Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, Patras University, Greece, Greece

    This paper presents the design and the pilot evaluation study of learning activity-based, multi-media, multi-representational and multi-layered content for the learning of basic concepts of... More

    pp. 88-96

  17. The potential of multiple-solution tasks in e-learning environments: Exploiting the tools of Cabri Geometry II

    Maria Kordaki, Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, Patras University, Greece, Greece; Alexios Mastrogiannis, Dept of Mathematics, Patras University, Greece

    This study focuses on the potential of multiple-solution tasks in e-learning environments providing a variety of learning tools. This was presented through a multiple-solution-based example for the... More

    pp. 97-104

  18. The development of a technology-enhanced teacher education curriculum to improve pre-service teachers' e-teaching

    Tzu-Chiang Lin & Yeong-Jing Cheng, Department of Life Sciences, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Ying-Shao Hsu, Department of Earth Sciences, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Fu-Kwun Huang, Department of Physics, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Fu-tai Jhuang, Department of Earth Sciences, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    In the presenting work-in-progress project, researchers were tended to figure out how a technology-enhanced teacher education curriculum influences pre-service science teachers' computer skills and... More

    pp. 105-109

  19. DoPro Online Course Production Model for Finnish Universities – the Producer's Perspective

    Kari Liukkunen, University of Oulu, Finland; Eva-Maria Hakola, University of Art and Design, Finland

    This article presents an online course production model developed jointly by the University of Oulu and the University of Art and Design. The article discusses course production from the producer's... More

    pp. 110-117

  20. An innovative e-learning system for studying the microscopic structure of cells, tissues and organs of the human body.

    Geoffrey Meyer, The University of Western Australia, Australia

    Histology is the study of the microscopic structure of cells, tissues and organs. There is now a need for an authoritative, extensive e-learning resource in Histology that can provide a complete... More

    pp. 118-122